Quantcast
Are you getting the best rate from your broker?
Compare your broker's rates now to find out if you can save money

Choose your broker below
Welcome to Dividend.com. Please help us personalize your experience.

Select the one that best describes you
ALERT

Memorial Day Sale: Dividend.com Premium Price Slashed — Redeem Now

Dividend logo

The mega-rich really aren’t like you and me. Well, at least when it comes to investing. They have access to all sorts of exotic asset classes and strategies that our measly portfolios could only dream of owning – at least that was the truth decades ago. Today, alternative strategies and esoteric asset classes are available with one-click access. Want to bet on spreads between volatility futures? There’s an ETF for that.

And one of the biggest asset classes making a splash in high-net-worth and institutional portfolios has been private equity.

The betting on private businesses and assets has grown considerably since its initial popularity among institutions. But it turns out the world of private equity could now be at our fingertips. The question is whether you want to take a bite of private businesses.

The Allure of Bigger Returns

To say that private equity investing has gone mainstream would be an understatement. According to a new survey and report by investment manager SEI, assets in private equity funds have grown at an astonishing 133% since 1995 and with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of around 28%. As of today, more than $4 trillion worth of investor funds now sits in various buyouts and PE investment vehicles. To put that in context, assets in mutual funds have only grown by about 10% annually since then.

To read the Full Story, Go Premium or Log In

Popular Articles

Premium Shutterstock 287237753
News

The Commodities Rally Could Keep Going

As they say in the markets, this year’s losers will be next year’s winners. However,...

Premium Shutterstock 593856878%20%281%29
News

The Market Wrap For May 26: Game On!

Politics – or in this case, the lack of – continues to be a primary driver of the market’s...

News

Trending: U.S.-Saudi Arabia Weapons Deal Drives Defense Stocks

Dividend.com analyzes the search patterns of our visitors each week. By sharing these trends with...